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3rd Annual Thanksgiving Day Matinee Dance
Poster advertising the third annual Thanksgiving Day Matinee Dance sponsored by R.T. Coles Veterans Training School from 2PM to 6PM at Prospect Hall; music by G.I. Pranksters; admission 75 cents in advance and $1.00 at the door., Approximately 1949, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
America's Greatest Quartet Ink Spots
Poster advertising concert on Sunday, May 30, 1943, at Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City; concert featured the Ink Spots and Lucky Millinder and his Orchestra featuring Trevor Bacon, Peg Leg Bates, Red and Curley (not pictured); special added attraction of Sister Rosetta Tharpe; admission $1.00 in advance and $1.25 at the door; tickets on sale at Crown Drug Stores: 12th and Paseo, 18th and Vine, 22nd and Prospect; Monarch Taxi, KCMO; Drew's Pharmacy, Home Drug Co., KCK., 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Exclusive management: GALE, Inc., 48 West 48th Street, New York, NY., AFL-CIO union label, local 135 stamped on sign.
Bank… with Complete Confidence
Poster advertising services for Douglass State Bank; services include "Checking accounts, 1 1/2% interest paid on savings accounts, Safe deposit boxes, Low interest rates on automobile loans and financing, Courteous personal service.", No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Side two of double-sided poster.
Bettye Miller
Publicity photo of Bettye Miller seated at piano., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Wilson and unidentified musicians
Bob Wilson (second from right) and unidentified musicians., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bobby Stafford performing with two unidentified men
Bobby Stafford (center) performing with two unidentified men., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Bottom left part of photo torn and missing.
Bobby Stafford performing with two unidentified men
Bobby Stafford (center) performing with two unidentified men., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cab Calloway
Close-up headshot of Cab Calloway., No date; likely between 1931 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed (front): To Leon, "Be hold!" Stubbins of the day.. Lots of Luck, Hi-d-Ho, Cab Calloway.
Cab Calloway and His Cotton Club Orchestra
Poster advertising concert at Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, on Sunday, October 11, 1942, featuring Cab Calloway and his Cotton Club Orchestral; admission 75 cents in advance and 90 cents at the door; tickets on sale at Crown Drug Stores, Monarch Taxi, Cundiff Drug Store, 5th and Quindaro; Drew's Pharmacy, and Home Drug Co., Kansas City, Kansas., 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Chas. A. Taylor's Latest Edition of Bronze Manikins
Poster advertising performances at Scott's Club, 18th Street and Highland, Kansas City, for one week starting March 6 through Sunday, March 10; advertised entertainment includes "Charles A. Taylor's latest edition of Bronze Manikins", "Songs-dancing-comedy", "Arnold and his Orchestra, Three Ropesters, 35 colored artists, Ten Bronze Bombshell Beauties;" illustration of dancing girls on poster., No date, likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Class of 1933 group photo at Lincoln High School
Class of 1933 group photo at Lincoln High School in Kansas City, Missouri., 1933, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Count Basie
Poster advertising concert at Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, on Thursday, February 2, 1942, sponsored by Paseo Men's Service Club, featuring "The Spotlight sensation" Count Basie; admission 75 cents in advance., 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Poster edge missing, including admission price text.
Count Basie
Promotional photo of Count Basie seated at the piano., No date; likely between 1921 and 1930, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Count Basie and His Orchestra
Poster advertising concert at Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, on Monday, April 11, 1938, featuring Count Basie and His Orchestra along with Jimmy Rushing, presented by Music Corporation of America and sponsored by Musicians Relief Association; admission 75 cents in advance and $1.00 at the door., 1938, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Delta Boys presents Breakfast Dance
Hand drawn poster advertising New Year's Eve Breakfast Dance, Friday, December 31 from 11PM to 5AM, at the Beau Brummel Club, 1729 Lydia, Kansas City, featuring Jumping Joe Thomas and His All Star Band; $1.00 suggested donation., No date; likely between 1951 and 1955, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Side two of double-sided poster.
Display case advertising a Philharmonic Connoisseur Concert
Display case advertising a Philharmonic Connoisseur Concert featuring William Dawson (composer of the Negro Folk Symphony), January 29, 8:30pm, at Shawnee Mission East High School., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duke Ellington
Headshot of Duke Ellington., No date; likely between 1931 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed (front): To Mrs. Orchid Jordan, good luck. Duke Ellington.
Duke Garrette Featured With Lionel Hampton's Orchestra
Publicity photo of Duke Garrette playing trumpet; caption reads: Duke Garrette Featured With Lionel Hampton's Orchestra., No date; likely between 1931 and 1940, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed (front): To Leon a Great Friend of Mine. I do wish you and your wife Lots of Luck and success. Musically yours. Duke Garrette.
Dwight "Gatemouth" Moore performing at the Chaz Paree
Dwight "Gatemouth" Moore performing at the Chaz Paree in Kansas City, Missouri., Approximately 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed (front): If I'm a "success" Blame It on you, Dwight "Gatemouth" Moore.
Earle's Fall Fashion and Fur Show
Poster advertising Earle's Fall Fashion and Fur Show on Sunday, October 12, 1952, 8PM, at Music Hall in Municipal Auditorium; attractions include Marva Louis Spaulding, Miss Kansas City Popularity Contest, and $1,000 mink giveaway; $2.00 admission tickets available at Rose Room, Streets Hotel; Earle's, 2628 Indiana; Parkview Drug, 27th and Benton, Millie's Lounge, 26th and Indiana, Mardi Gras, 19th and Vine; photo of Marva Louis Spaulding on poster., 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Eddie South
Publicity photo of Eddie South holding violin., April 16, 1933, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Inscribed (front): To Doris Marie Ward, Best wishes to you little girl -- Sincerely, Eddie South, April 16, 1933., Inscribed (back): To Doris Marie Ward, a very, very sweet girl and a great little musician. May success and happiness always be yours. Yours truly, Milton John Hinton., Autographed (back): J. Wright Smith and William Clifford King.
Elect Bruce R. Watkins
Election campaign poster for Bruce R. Watkins, Freedom Inc. candidate on the Democrat ballot for circuit clerk, Kansas City; includes a black and white photograph of the candidate., Approximately 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Includes "unchained" logo., AFL-CIO union label, local 65 and 73 stamped on sign.
Elect Warren James
Election campaign poster for Warren James, Freedom Inc. candidate on the Democrat ballot for 10th District State Representative, Kansas City; includes a black and white photograph of the candidate., Approximately 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Includes "unchained" logo., AFL-CIO union label, local 65 and 73 stamped on sign.
Fall Festival
Poster for Fall Festival, October 18, 19, & 20, 6PM- 10:30PM, at Church of the Holy Spirit, 25th and Brooklyn; advertising prizes and refreshment booths in addition to $450 in bonds at event., No date; likely between 1951 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of print; one in black lettering, one in green lettering.
Football
Poster advertising Homecoming football game for Lincoln University vs. Wilberforce University at Lincoln Field on Saturday, November 1, 2:00PM; $1.25 admission., Approximately 1941, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Freedom now
Election campaign poster for William Carson, Freedom Inc. candidate on the Democrat ballot for 14th District State Representative, Missouri; includes a black and white photograph of the candidate., Approximately 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Includes "unchained" logo., AFL-CIO union label, local 820 stamped on sign.
Freedom now!
Election campaign poster for Freedom Inc. candidates on the Democrat ballot representing the 2nd Ward, Kansas City: Bruce R. Watkins and Catherine Mitchell. Includes a black and white photograph of each of the candidates., Approximately 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Includes "unchained" logo., AFL-CIO union label, local 820 stamped on sign.
Gala Cabaret Party and Floor Show
Poster advertising Gala Cabaret Party and Floor Show presented by AMVETS at Armory on 18th and Highland on Sunday, June 29, 1947, 10PM to 2AM; music by Gene Carter and Orchestra; $1.00 suggested donation., 1947, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Side one of double-sided poster.

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